Electricity has become virtually indispensable. We can hardly imagine life without electricity. What we are not sufficiently aware of is the fact that the availability of energy is not infinite. Using energy efficiently and limiting harmful emissions by using renewable energy sources are major challenges for the future. By using energy in a rational and sustainable way, together we can make a responsible difference to our energy bills and the environment.
Have you ever generated your own electricity by cycling? During a 1 km bike race you have to try to beat your opponent. Among other things, during this activity you will find out how hard it is to toast a sandwich for breakfast or to turn on lights for 2 minutes. After the performance, you will get info about the amount of daily energy you use, what it takes to generate it and how to reduce this daily amount of energy. The amount of energy and type of energy used has an impact on climate change. Participants are made aware of the negative influences associated with certain types and amounts of energy.